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Cooking Matters

Wilkes FCS is working with the Wilkes Community Partnership for Children to host a second Cooking Matters series for …

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Visit NC Farms App

The Visit NC Farms App has launched in Wilkes County. Participating assets are: Blake Farms, Call Family Distillers, Copper …

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Lunch & Learn : Farmers' Market 101

April 30, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. Cost $5 Wilkes County Agricultural Center Farmers’ Markets offer a variety of fresh, locally-produced fruits, vegetables, …

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Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings

Please join us for the 2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings. Register here for the meeting you wish to attend. 3 hours …

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Tips for Making the Most of Silage

With the recent popularity of haylage production within the county, attention needs to be taken on handling, storage and …

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